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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Residents in North Philadelphia are making sure the potholes in their neighborhood are fixed.

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Resident Felix Carillo recorded video of residents repairing the potholes on the 3300 block of Mutter Street.

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Carillo says the residents took matters into their own hands after numerous calls to the city, the mayor’s office, the streets department, and council offices.

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“Nothing is being done to fix these potholes on our block,” said Carillo. “So, the neighbors got together, bought concrete, bought materials, and are fixing it themselves. This is a disgrace.”

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According to Carillo, the city repaired a gas line three years ago but never returned to pave the street.


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